copper alloy

copper alloy

[′käp·ər ′al‚ȯi]
(metallurgy)
A solid solution of one or more metals in copper.
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copper alloy

Metal having a specified copper content of less than 99.3% but more than 40% and having no other element in excess of the copper content (except in the case of certain copper-nickel-zinc alloys, in which zinc slightly exceeds the copper content).
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